Why Coding Standards Are Important

Just as style is an often overlooked but very critical attribute of writing, coding standards are also an often overlooked but very critical attribute of software development. Following a consistent coding standard helps improve the quality of the overall software system. The key to a good coding standard is consistency.... [Read More]

Programming for the masses

Over the last year or so I have noticed a disturbing trend brought about by the idea of “brining programming to the masses”. Last April, according to Microsoft, there was a “growing community of 18 million recreational and hobbyist developers.” Even IBM was getting in to the mix, with... [Read More]

What's your nerd score?

I am nerdier than 96% of all people. Are you a nerd? Click here to find out! Yet another quirky personality test…the only problem is that I’m not sure I should be proud of this one… [Read More]

Superhero or Super Villain?

A funny yet thought provoking personality quiz, find out which super hero or super villain you are. My results are: You are Spider-Man Spider-Man 75% Green Lantern <hr width="70"... [Read More]

The best developers are generally underpaid

Earlier this week one of my good friends, Jason let me know that he just started a new blog. The thing that’s different about this blog is that it doesn’t focus on the technical side of things, but rather focuses on the software development industry as a whole.... [Read More]